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MCA Alberta offers education and training programs through a variety of learning opportunities designed to meet unique mechanical and service contractor needs. This is accomplished through member meetings featuring guest presenters on broad industry topics, product specific technical training, HR and other soft skills training, business skills and succession planning.

These programs are designed for owners and senior management, service managers and technicians, HR leaders, frontline field and office staff to keep you current and grow your career.

 

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February 2019

COURSE- Better Manage Your Multigenerational Employees

February 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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$175.00

Better Manage your Multi generational Employees This half day course is interactive and fun. Walk away with practical ideas and plans for increasing your ability to get things done across the generations. LEARNING OBJECTIVES This seminar will explore the following: The five generations descriptions The seven values that matter most to workers of every age Stereotype-busting.  Learn why each generation thinks the way they do The 12 most frequent generational tensions and what organizations are doing about them  A proven…

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COURSE- Project Management- Edmonton

February 11, 2019 @ 8:30 am - February 12, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
TBA, 13920 Yellow head Trail
Edmonton, AB T5L 3C2 Canada
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$595.00

PROJECT MANAGEMENT The course is designed for new construction owners, managers, estimators, supervisors, and staff. Participants will develop skills and knowledge of how to manage a construction project. Participants will gain an understanding of the project processes and constraints encountered by project managers (using PMBoK 5th Edition approach) and how to successfully manage a complex project. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN? Understand the importance of project planning Use the appropriate CCDC/CCA contract and/or Purchase orders for the project Use risk management…

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MCA Member Meeting Edmonton – Economic Update

February 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chateau Nova, 13920 Yellowhead Trail
Edmonton, AB T5L 3C2 Canada
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Economic Update   After suffering the worst recession in three decades, Alberta's economy has returned to growth—helped in large part by a rebound in oil prices. Yet the recovery seems tenuous, particularly for those still without work.  What's next? And how will it affect Albertans? Join ATB's Chief Economist Todd Hirsch as he demystifies the economy and answers these important questions.  Todd holds a BA honors in Economics from the U of A and an MA in Economics from the…

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The Value of a Safety Managment System- Edmonton

February 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Chateau Nova, 13920 Yellowhead Trail
Edmonton, AB T5L 3C2 Canada
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$0.00

THE VALUE OF A SAFETY MANAGEMEBNT SYSTEM - Majoring in the Majors This course is designed for MCA Mechanical contractors front line staff and offers a practical approach to ensuring worker health and safety. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?  Understand why assessing work hazards, prior to work will help prevent serious accidents and injury. Review best practices for working alone, hoisting materials, working from ladders and at heights, assessing rooftops  Journey management  

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SEMINAR- Lean Principles

February 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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Lean Principles

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PRODUCT SPECIFIC- Packaged Indirect Fired/Cooling Air Handling

February 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Engineered Air Manufacturing Plant, TBA
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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Join MCA to learn about new products and latest’s technologies to stay current in our industry. TRAINING- Indirect fired Air Handling Unit with DJM controller 5:00 – 7:00 pm Dinner included Cost $25 Limited Seating available WHAT WILL TECHNICIANS LEARN? This interactive training will be as follows but not limited to: Start-up requirements Trouble Shooting Control Logic Maintenance Evening sponsored by:

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ESTIMATING CONFERENCE- Project Procurement and Strategies

February 27, 2019 - March 1, 2019
Executive Royal Hotel, 2828 23 St NE
Calgary, AB T2E 8T4 Canada
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$1195

Who should attend? Company Presidents and Owners, Vice President of Estimating, Chief Estimator, Estimator, Project Managers who also estimate, or anyone responsible for estimating and procurement of work. The course will cover: Process flow Company Branding and Team Building A Day in the General contractors Bid Room Project Risk and go/no-go strategies How a Client Decides Effective Turnover Meetings Proposal and exercise Full course outline Estimating Conference Calgary 2019 Register here 

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March 2019

SEMINAR- Cannabis Employer/Employee Rights & Responsibilities

March 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Mechanical Contractors Association, 2725 12 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7J2 Canada
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CANNABIS- EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES  With cannabis now legal in Canada, organizations and HR professionals need to find answers to troubling questions regarding usage, required policies and procedures, and eventual violation of rules. Employers and employees need to be aware of their rights and responsibilities. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Adam, CPHR, will discuss the myths and reality of cannabis usage in the workplace including:  Workplace Readiness Policies and procedures Ad Hoc Cannabis Policy Rollout Human rights v privacy v safety History and…

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SEMINAR- Conducting Performance Reviews

March 19, 2019 @ 8:30 am
Electrical Contractors Association, 17725-103 Ave
Edmonton, AB T5S 1N8 Canada
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$65.00

CONDUCTING PERFORMANCE REVIEWS The “annual performance review” is often dreaded (by both employees and their supervisors). This is because they have traditionally not been done well, and frankly have become outdated.  In this dynamic workshop we will help you take the “pain” out of the employee review process and give you insight into how to hold these conversations in a way that gets meaningful results. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this session, frontline staff, supervisors, and managers will be able…

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PRODUCT SPECIFIC- Atmospheric & High Efficient Commerical Water Heaters

March 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frontier Plumbing & Heating, 1320 Highfield Crescent SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 5M3 Canada
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$25.00

TRAINING- Atmospheric and High Efficient commercial water heaters  5:00 - 7:00 pm Dinner Included Cost $25.00  Limited seating available  WHAT WILL TECHNICIANS LEARN? This interactive training will be as follows but not limited to: How to trouble shoot your commercial heaters Sequence of operation and how to use that to find your issue High efficient heaters and how they differ from traditional atmospheric units Deciphering the issue and how to repair the unit Open discussion on issues past and present Evening…

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